April 10th, 2012
Thursday last seen 21 year old Kevin O’Connor begin his biggest rallying challenge yet as he and codriver Shane Buckley began preparations for the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally.
On the Thursday evening the team done 2 passes over the shakedown stage and immediately Kevin wasn’t confident in the car as he could feel the brake pedal going to the floor. The mechanics worked hard throughout the night to trace the problem to a faulty wheel hub. Read the rest of this entry »
April 5th, 2012
Round two of the Citroen Racing Trophy Ireland 2012, and the crews line up as part of Ireland’s first IRC championship event, with five C2 R2 Max’s scheduled to take the Belfast City Hall start on Good Friday.
Having won the opening West Cork round, Limerick’s Kevin O’Connor is starting the Circuit of Ireland for the first time, and is delighted with his first round win. Read the rest of this entry »
April 4th, 2012
Johnny O’Connor and Killarney Co-Driver Gerard Conway brought their RX Racing supported Citroen C2R2 to the finish in Tralee Sunday afternoon, they were both happy and disappointed with their third position.
After the opening Loop they lay 3rd overall, 4 seconds off Christopher Snow and 14 seconds off Junior Rally leader Bernard Foley. John commented in service “Our first run was OK we can shave at least 10 seconds off our time, we just need to find a good rhythm.” Read the rest of this entry »
March 28th, 2012
Sunday 1st of April will see the O’Connor Motorsport crew travel to Tralee for Round 2 of the Dunlop National Rally Championship – The 2012 Carlton Hotel Circuit of Kerry Junior Stages Rally. Competitors will charge over the first 6 Stages of the rally and a total of 21 young drivers from all over Ireland have entered this event. Read the rest of this entry »
March 20th, 2012
After a bitterly disappointing first day, which seen the Delta Karting C2 Max plagued by an electrical fault, and with the crew working hard to rectify the problem, which turned out to be a faulty sensor… thankfully due to the hard work by Liam, Steven, Danny, Jack, Gary and John Snr throughout the even,who made it possible for O’Connor Motorsport to finish. Read the rest of this entry »
March 14th, 2012
Tuesday 12thMarch will see Kevin O’Connor’s 2012 Citroen Racing Trophy Campaign launched at Formula Karting Limerick. Media figures will be given a brief run down on Kevin’s upcoming plans for the 2012 season and they will also be shown his Citroen C2R2 Max Rally car. O’Connor Motorsport have also planned a nice little gift for all media members invited to this launch, which will see them pitted against Kevin in an adrenaline fueled afternoon in the Delta business park! Read the rest of this entry »